Table 5

Analyses of molecular variance based on mtDNA HVR I sequence and 16 Y-biallelic markers between the population groups of India

Percentage of Variance


Population Groups

mtDNA HVR I

Y-Chromosome


Among the tribal groups

6.38

2.18

Between tribes and lower castes

0.50

1.0

Between tribes and upper castes

0.93

6.17

Between lower and upper castes

0.46

4.72


Thanseem et al. BMC Genetics 2006 7:42   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-7-42

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